ALL NBC NEWS-MODERATED INTERVIEWS TO STREAM LIVE ON NBC NEWS NOW STARTING TOMORROW, AUG. 4
FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR THAT NBC NEWS AND MSNBC RETURN AS THE EXCLUSIVE MEDIA PARTNER OF THE FORUM
Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 4, through Thursday, Aug. 6, NBC News and MSNBC will moderate several headline conversations with national security and defense experts, policy makers, current and former government officials, top infectious disease experts, and more at the 2020 Aspen Security Forum.
Anchor of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Dateline NBC, Lester Holt; NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and Host of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, Andrea Mitchell; NBC News White House Correspondent, Kristen Welker; NBC News Correspondent Carol Lee; and NBC News Pentagon Correspondent Courtney Kube are among the moderators at this year’s forum.
Interviews include former National Security Advisor John Bolton, Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai, Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy, Mayors Mitch Landrieu, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Francis Suarez and more.
This is the fourth consecutive year that NBC News and MSNBC will return as the exclusive media partner of the Forum. Attendees can watch these NBC News-moderated conversations on NBC News NOW, NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com and on the NBC News NOW channel on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service.
See below for schedule of NBC News-moderated conversations beginning tomorrow.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4
12 p.m. ET – The Room Where It Happened: A Conversation with John Bolton
NBC News Correspondent Carol Lee moderates a conversation with former National Security Advisor John Bolton
4 p.m. ET – The View from Beijing: A Conversation with Ambassador Cui Tiankai
NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and MSNBC Host Andrea Mitchell moderates a conversation with Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6
10:45 a.m. ET – Science, Solutions, and Solidarity: A Conversation with WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros, Dr. Mike Ryan, and Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove
Anchor of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Dateline NBC Lester Holt moderates a conversation with Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Executive Director of the World Health Organization’s Health Emergencies Programme Dr. Mike Ryan, and infectious disease expert Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove
11:30 a.m. ET – On the Front Lines: Race, the Pandemic, and Recession
NBC News White House Correspondent Kristen Welker moderates a conversation with former Mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez
4:15 p.m. ET – A New Defense Paradigm: Modernizing the U.S. Department of Defense
NBC News Pentagon Correspondent Courtney Kube moderates a conversation with former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy
To see the full Aspen Security Forum agenda, visit https://www.aspensecurity2020.com/attend.
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